Tag: dead

Orphée (c.1910)

Redon, Odilon (1840-1916) Orphée (Orpheus) c.1910 Oil on cardboard, 57 x 55 cm Musée Fabre, Montpellier This painting is one of the exceptional donations which, over the last ten years, have enriched the collections of the Fabre Museum. Considered by many to…

La Mort de Sardanapale, esquisse (1826-1827)

Delacroix, Eugène (1798-1863) La Mort de Sardanapale, esquisse (The Death of Sardanapalus, sketch) 1826–1827 Oil on canvas, 81 × 100 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris Compare: Delacroix, Eugène (1798-1863) La mort de Sardanapale 1844 Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia     Delacroix, Eugène (1798-1863) Mort…

La Destruction du temple de Jérusalem (1635)

Poussin, Nicolas (1594-1665) La Destruction du temple de Jérusalem (The destruction of the Temple at Jerusalem) 1635 Oil on canvas, 147 × 198 cm Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna The material is taken from Flavius Josephus’ Jewish War. Titus, the son of the…

The Death of the Pharaoh’s Firstborn Son (1872)

Alma-Tadema, Lawrence (1836-1912) The Death of the Pharaoh’s Firstborn Son 1872 Oil on canvas, 77 × 124 cm Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam In this scene from the biblical book of Exodus, Moses and Aaron (upper right) visit the pharaoh, who is mourning his…

Pietà (c.1603)

Carracci, Annibale (1560-1609) Pietà c.1603 Oil on copper, 41.3 x 60.7 cm Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna Overwhelmed by her helplessness and pain, Mary holds her dead son in her lap. Pale colours and the pathos of marbles by Michelangelo and from antiquity…

Cristo morto sostenuto da due angeli (c.1465-1470)

Bellini, Giovanni (c.1430-1516) Cristo morto sostenuto da due angeli (The Dead Christ supported by Two Angels) c.1465–1470 Oil on wood, 95 × 71.7 cm National Gallery, London This type of image of Christ after his death – close up, showing his…

Vincent Van Gogh à son lit de mort (1890)

Gachet, Paul (1828-1909) Vincent Van Gogh à son lit de mort (Vincent Van Gogh on his deathbed) 1890 Etching on paper, 12 x 16.9 cm Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam inscription: ‘Vi Van Gogh à son lit de mort (29 Juillet 1890)’ inscription: ‘Van…

Deposizione di Cristo nel sepolcro (c.1480)

Mantegna, Andrea (c.1431-1506) Deposizione di Cristo nel sepolcro (The Entombment of Christ) c.1480 Partially gilded bronze, silver, 24.4 cm × 44.9 cm × 2 cm Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna Attributed to Andrea Mantegna (c.1431-1506). This extraordinary work combines the qualities of painting…

God the Father enthroned (1430s)

Campin, Robert (c.1378-1444) God the Father enthroned, supporting the dead body of Christ 1430s Oil on wood panel, 34.3 x 24.5 cm Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg This is the left wing of the Trinity Diptych (1430s). This panel forms a pair…